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Teets Early Origins



The surname Teets was first found in Holland, where the name became noted for its many branches in the region, each house acquiring a status and influence which was envied by the princes of the region. The name was first recorded in South Holland, a province of Holland, the most crowded province of the Netherlands. The principal cities are Rotterdam, Leyden and Shiedam. Noted is the famed castle of Teilengen where Jacqueline of Bavaria is buried. In their later history the surname became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into this most influential family.

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Teets Spelling Variations


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Teets Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Taetse, Taets, Taetses, Teatse, Teats, Taetss, Taetsse, Taettse, Taet, Taste and many more.

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Teets Early History


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Teets Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Teets research. Another 282 words (20 lines of text) covering the years 1822 and 1856 are included under the topic Early Teets History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Teets Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Teets Early Notables (pre 1700)



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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Teets Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Henry Teets, who settled in Philadelphia in 1769

Teets Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Aalonzo Teets, aged 36, who emigrated to the United States from London, in 1892

Teets Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Joseph W Teets, who landed in America, in 1908
  • Minnie W. Teets, who emigrated to America, in 1908
  • Mrs Josef W. Teets, aged 57, who landed in America, in 1912
  • Alonzo Teets, aged 59, who settled in America, in 1914
  • Frank Teets, who emigrated to the United States, in 1920

Teets Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • John Teets, who arrived in Ontario in 1871
  • Jacob Teets, who settled in Ontario in 1871
  • Cook Teets, who settled in Ontario in 1871

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Contemporary Notables of the name Teets (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Teets (post 1700)



  • Harley Oliver Teets (1906-1957), American warden of San Quentin State Prison (1951 to 1957)
  • Peter B. Teets (b. 1942), American 13th Director of the National Reconnaissance Office, Under Secretary of the Air Force
  • U. A. Teets, American Republican politician, Candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from Illinois 19th District, 1938
  • James W. Teets, American Republican politician, Member of West Virginia State House of Delegates; Elected 1972; Elected unopposed 1974
  • Harry C. Teets, American politician, Member of South Dakota State House of Representatives 24th District, 1911-12
  • Donald Teets, American politician, Socialist Labor Candidate for U.S. Representative from Michigan 5th District, 1960; Socialist Labor Candidate for Delegate to Michigan State Constitutional Convention from 17th Senatorial District, 1961
  • David R. Teets, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Virginia, 1980
  • B. F. Teets, American politician, Member of South Dakota State House of Representatives 24th District, 1891-92

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
    2. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    3. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    4. Bahlow, Hans. Mecklenburgisches Namenbüchlein Ein Führer durch Mecklenburgs Familiennamen. Rostock: Carl Hinstorffs Verlag, 1932. Print.
    5. Tarneller, Josef. Zur Namenkunde Tirolen Familiennamen. Bozen: Buchhandlung, 1923. Print.
    6. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
    7. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmacher's Grosses Wappenbuch 35 Volumes. Germany: Bauer & Raspe. Print.
    8. Grattan, Thomas Colley. Holdan The History of the Netherlands. Charleston, SC: Biblio Bazaar LLC, 2007. Print.
    9. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
    10. Kneschke, Dr. Ernest Heinrich. Neues allgemeines Deutsches Adels-Lexicon 9 Volumes New General German Aristocracy Lexicon. Leipzig: Friedrich Voigt, 1859. Print.
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    The Teets Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Teets Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 3 October 2017 at 08:58.

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